7 Tips of Song Writing

So you always wanted to be a lyricist, than you must
check out these 7 basic tips for song writing:

1. What Are You Passionate About?
People find inspiration through passion from things that is dear to them. for example a love interest, environment, wealth etc. Many modern rap artists have themes revolve around sex, money and drug use. It’s essential to be passionate about something in life. Without passion, everyday life can become dull and uninteresting, and this insipid and bland lifestyle can seep into your lyrics

2. Do Something Crazy
Let your hair down, think outside of the box and do something different. Chances are you will gain new inspiration from it

3. Read
Take the time to read. A lot. Read other lyrics, read books, newspapers, blogs, articles, anything. Not only will it give you inspiration for subjects to write about, but it can subconsciously expand your vocabulary as well

4. Collaborate
One of the best ways to find inspiration for a song is through collaboration with a friend or band member. Many people can write a song in collaboration with another person. A great way to do this is by having each person in a band write a different line in a song. Since everyone can add his or her viewpoint to a song, this can be a good way to create a unique song

5. Use Bad Experiences To Your Advantage
Many people write songs about the death of a loved one or family member. A lyricist can find a potential subject for song in this. Bad relationships, breakups and bad news can all be turned into great songs; put your grief on paper, and you’ll have genuine, heartfelt lyrics that people will most likely be able to relate to

6. Be Prepared
try to remember that funny thing your friend said another day. There are lots of potentially great lyrics being thrown into the universe each day. Good lyric writers are always looking for that classic line, and it’s often closer than you think

7. Take a break & Leave the House
It’s easy to get caught up in the moment when you’re trying to write a song. If you feel stumped and find yourself staring at the page, chances are you won’t write anything else. There are many activities that can help you find inspiration for song lyrics. Instead of thinking up new lyrics in your home, try going for a hike outdoors

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